INTRODUCTION

Following the success of the service offered by DHL last year, the Garmin Titan Desert is renewing its contract with DHL for bicycle transport services. This is a great service to participants, being convenient for travelling long distances without having to transport the bicycle, as well as the reliability and trust behind an international company like DHL.

DHL is present in more than 220 countries and regions around the world, making it the biggest company in its sector at global level. With a workforce of over 340,000 people, it provides solutions for a wide range of logistics needs.

For the transport of bicycles to the Garmin Titan Desert, international participants in the race must select one of the following options.

*IMPORTANT: Package tours organized by our specialist travel agency “Aventurismo” DO NOT INCLUDE BICYCLE TRANSPORT. Participants who contract a package tour should select one of these options:

OPTION 1: Transport the bicycle to Morocco on one's own account.

• If the participant chooses this option, he should be aware that he will have to transport his bicycle throughout the trip.
• After the event, all participants must collect their bicycles on November 1st before 18:30.

OPTION 2: Personally deliver and collect the bicycle in the warehouse in Barcelona or through a courier service chosen by the participant.

CONDITIONS FOR TRANSPORT BY DHL

  • MAXIMUM AUTHORISED WEIGHT OF THE BOX: 20kg.
  • MAXIMUM DIMENSIONS PERMITTED FOR THE PACKAGING: 160x90x22cm (TITAN BOX dimensions).

PROCEDURE

Before the event 

• The courier service will have the TITAN BOX (specially designed for transport) at its disposal (160x90x22cm).
• The organizers can send the box at a charge of €25 per box.
• The courier service must hand over the bicycle, correctly packaged, in the BCN Euro Express warehouse on October 19th and 20th from 09:00 to 14:00 or 15:00 to 18:00.
• The participant may collect his bicycle on November 1st in scrutineering in Morocco. *He shall not be allowed to collect it if he has not completed the medical form.

After the event 

• The participant must hand over the bicycle to the organization after the last stage on November 7th, before 18:30.
• The courier service or the participant must collect the bicycle from the assigned warehouse on November 16th and 15th in Barcelona.

 ** From November 18th onwards a €10/day extra charge will be made for storage costs. WAREHOUSE ADDRESS 

BCN EURO EXPRESS

Carrer de l'Àrtic, 2-12
08040 Barcelona (SPAIN)

OPTION 3: Use the full home delivery service proposed by the organization and carried out by DHL.

PRICES

 ZONES  DESTINATION  PRIX
1 PORTUGAL 185,00 €
1 FRANCE 185,00  € 
1 ITALY 185,00 € 
1 MONACO 185,00 € 
1 BELGIUM 185,00 € 
1 UK 185,00 € 
1 LUXEMBOURG 185,00 € 
1 HOLLAND 185,00 €
1 GERMANY 185,00 €
2 AUSTRIA 210,00 € 
2 DENMARK 210,00 € 
2 FINLAND 210,00 € 
2 GREECE 210,00 € 
2 IRLANDE 210,00 € 
2 SWEDEN 210,00 € 
3 CROATIA 210,00 €
3 SLOVAKIA 230,00 € 
3 SLOVENIA 230,00 € 
3 ESTONIA 230,00 € 
3 HUNGARY 230,00 € 
3 BULGARIA 230,00 € 
3 LATVIA 230,00 € 
3 LITHUANIA 230,00 € 
3 POLAND 230,00 € 
3 CZECH REPUBLIC 230,00 € 
3 RUMANIA 230,00 € 
4 LIECHTENSTEIN 250,00 €
4 NORWAY 250,00 € 
4 SWITZERLAND 250,00 € 

The price includes an OUTWARD and RETURN service. Included: cost of home delivery for the box, home collection of bicycle and home delivery of the bicycle after the race.

There is an option of taking out a fully comprehensive insurance policy offered by DHL (€30), to be added to the previously mentioned rates.

INSURANCE AND COVERAGE (download PDF)

CONDITIONS FOR TRANSPORT BY DHL

  • MAXIMUM AUTHORISED WEIGHT OF THE BOX: 20kg.
  • MAXIMUM PERMITTED DIMENSIONS OF THE PACKAGING: 160x90x22cm.

*The organisation reserves the right to extract any object not permitted under air transport regulations.

GENERAL PROCEDURE

• Deadline for contracting the service: October 2nd.
• Deadline for sending the Titan Box: October 5th.
• Last day for collection of the bicycle at the participant’s home: October 13th.

Before the event 

• DHL sends the official TITAN BOX (160x90x22cm) to the participant’s home.
• The participant must pack his bicycle. It is very important to mark the box with your race number.
• DHL will collect the bicycle at the participant’s home (following prior agreement with the participant) and will transport it to the BCN Euro Express warehouse.
• The participant may collect his bicycle on November 1st during scrutineering in Morocco. *He shall not be allowed to collect it if he has not completed the medical form.

After the event 

• The participant must hand over his bicycle to the organization after the final stage on November 7th, before 18:30.
• DHL will deliver the bicycle to the participant's home the week November 16th.

ORGANIZATION FLIGHTS - LIMITED PLACES!

Participants who are NOT RESIDENT IN EUROPE but who have made a reservation on one of the charter flights offered by the organization from Madrid or Barcelona airports can transport their bicycle, provided that this has been accepted by the organization. Check availability at: info@titandesert.com

PROCEDURE 

Before the event 

• The participant should check in at Madrid or Barcelona airports.
• Collect the bicycle from the baggage carrousel in the airport.
• Take your bicycle to the logistics truck in the car park outside the airport building.
• The participant can collect his bicycle after scrutineering on November 1st. *He shall not be allowed to collect it if he has not completed the medical form.

After the event 

• The participant must hand over his bicycle to the organization after the last stage on November 7th, before 18:30.
• On November 8th, pick up your bicycle from the logistics truck in the airport car park.
• Check in as usual.

For the transport of bicycles to the Garmin Titan Desert 2020, participants in the race should choose one of the following options.

OPTION 1: Transport the bicycle to Morocco on one's own account.

• If the participant chooses this option, he should be aware that he will have to transport his bicycle throughout the trip.
• After the event, all participants must collect their bicycles on November 1st, before 18:30.

OPTION 2: Personally deliver and collect the bicycle in the warehouse in Barcelona.

PROCEDURE 

Before the event 

• The participant must present himself on October 19th and 20th from 9:00 to 14:00 or from 15:00 to 18:00 in the warehouse to pack his bicycle.
• The participant will have a specially designed TITAN BOX for transport (160x90x22cm). *If you want to hand over the bicycle before you will have to pick up the box at the warehouse of RPM (Carretera del Mig 46, 08907. Hospitalet de Llobregat).
• The organizers can send the box at a charge of €10 per box on the Spanish mainland and €15 for the Balearic Islands and Andorra.
• The participant must bring tools to disassemble the bicycle and pack it correctly, as well as protective material.
• The participant will sign a delivery note after the packing is completed.
• To access the facilities of BCN Euro Express, you need to collect a ticket at the entry gate.
• After the bicycle is handed over, the participant must stamp the exit ticket.
• The participant may collect his bicycle on November 1st during scrutineering in Morocco. *He shall not be allowed to collect it if he has not completed the medical form.

 After the event 

• The participant must hand over the bicycle to the organization after the last stage on November 7th, before 18:30.
• The bicycle should be collected from the warehouse between November 16th and 17th from 09:00 to 14:00 or 15:00 to 18:00.
• The participant will receive his bicycle on presentation of an identity document*.
• The participant signs a sheet to say that he has collected the bicycle.
• To access the facilities of BCN Euro Express, you need to collect a ticket at the entry gate.
• After the bicycle is handed over, the participant must stamp the exit ticket.

*To collect a bicycle belonging to another participant, it is compulsory to present the authorization document signed by that participant together with a photocopy of the identity document - AUTHORISATION TO COLLECT (download PDF).

** From November 18th onwards a €10/day extra charge will be made for storage costs.

ADDRESS OF THE WAREHOUSE

BCN EURO EXPRESS

Carrer de l'Àrtic, 2-12
08040 Barcelona (SPAIN)

OPTION 3: Use the full home collection/delivery service provided by the organization and carried out by DHL:

• Spanish mainland: €100 + €30 for the fully comprehensive DHL insurance (optional).
• Balearic Islands: €130 + €30 for the fully comprehensive DHL insurance (optional).
• Andorra: €150 + €30 for the fully comprehensive DHL insurance (optional).
• Canary Islands: €420 + €30 for the fully comprehensive DHL insurance (optional).

* The price includes OUTWARD AND RETURN service. Included: cost of home delivery for the box, home collection of bicycle and home delivery of the bicycle after the race.

CONDITIONS FOR TRANSPORT BY DHL

  • MAXIMUM AUTHORISED WEIGHT OF THE BOX: 20 kg
  • MAXIMUM PERMITTED DIMENSIONS OF THE PACKAGING: 160x90x22cm (TITAN BOX dimensions).

*The organization reserves the right to extract any object not permitted under air transport regulations.

GENERAL PROCEDURE 

Spanish mainland and Balearic Islands:

• Deadline for contracting the service: October 2nd.
• Deadline for sending the Titan Box: October 9th.
• Last day for collection of the bicycle at the participant's home: October 15th.

Canary Islands

• Deadline for contracting the service: October 2nd.
• Deadline for sending the Titan Box: October 5th.
• Last day for collection of the bicycle at the participant’s home: October 13th.

Before the event 

• DHL sends the official TITAN BOX (160x90x22cm) to the participant’s home.
• The participant must pack his bicycle. It is very important to mark the box with your race number.
• DHL will collect the bicycle at the participant’s home (following prior agreement with the participant) and will transport it to the BCN Euro Express warehouse.
• The participant may collect his bicycle on November 1th during scrutineering in Morocco. *He shall not be allowed to collect it if he has not completed the medical form.

After the event 

• The participant must hand over his bicycle to the organization after the final stage on November 7th before 18:30.
• DHL will deliver the bicycle to the participant's home the week November 16th.

INSURANCE AND COVERAGE (download PDF)

OPTION 4: Contract mechanical assistance that will take care of the transport.

The participant should select this option if he has contracted mechanical assistance and this service deals with all the transport arrangements.

OPTION 5: Use a courier service of one's own choice for sending and collection at the BCN Euro Express warehouse.

CONDITIONS FOR TRANSPORT

  • MAXIMUM AUTHORISED WEIGHT OF THE BOX: 20kg MAXIMUM PERMITTED.
  • DIMENSIONS FOR THE PACKAGE: 160x90x22cm (TITAN BOX dimensions).

PROCEDURE 

Before the event 

• The courier service will have the TITAN BOX (specially designed for transport) at its disposal (160x90x22cm). *If you wish to collect the bicycle before you must collect the box from the warehouse of RPM (Carretera del Mig 46, 08907. Hospitalet de Llobregat).
• The organizers can send the box at a charge of €10 per box on the Spanish mainland and €15 for the Balearic Islands and Andorra
• The courier service must hand over the bicycle, correctly packaged, at the BCN Euro Express warehouse on October 19th or 20th from 09:00 to 14:00 or 15:00 to 18:00.
• The participant may withdraw his bicycle on November 1st in scrutineering in Morocco. * He shall not be allowed to collect it if he has not completed the medical form.

After the event 

• The participant must hand over the bicycle to the organization after the last stage on November 7th, before 18:30.
• The courier service or the participant must collect the bicycle from the assigned warehouse on November 16th and 17th in Barcelona.

** From November 18th onwards a €10/day extra charge will be made for storage cost

WAREHOUSE ADDRESS

BCN EURO EXPRESS

Carrer de l'Àrtic, 2-12
08040 Barcelona (SPAIN)

  • Participants must pay for the service via "Time To" if they have chosen an option that involves a payment.
  • After closing inscriptions, the organization will provided a release where you will be able to choose the desired transport option and complete all the necessary data for its fulfillment.
  • The transport operation starts immediately after the registration closes.

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